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MERCHANDISER / SENIOR MERCHANDISER
£55,000- £65,000 plus bonus and benefits package
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Merchandiser or Senior Merchandiser to join a major High St retailer.
This role promises a fast paced, challenging, innovative working environment. A key success to this globally recognised high St Giant is its staffing, and becoming part of this inspiring team will be a really fantastic move for the right person!
As a Merchandiser you will be responsible for overseeing one of the industry leading Merchandising teams. Working closely with your Buyer, you will be responsible for trading the current range to maximise profit and minimise markdown, through sales forecasting, reviewing and balancing stock, and developing strategic promotions. You will also be responsible for planning future ranges, considering past, present and future trends. You will analyse current information in order to identify key learns to optimise profit on the next season's range. Leading your team, you will ensure there is a balanced and correctly phased range at all times, offering cutting edge style without alienating the mass consumer.
The ideal candidate will:
*Currently be working at Merchandiser or Senior Merchandiser level for a fast paced fashion forward retailer
*Possess excellent commercial awareness and a proven ability to drive profit
*Have in depth experience in range planning
*Be profit orientated and manage sales performance to this end
*Have an established track record of managing the supply chain
*Be product focused with a strong interest and passion for the fashion industry
*Have proven experience of managing and developing a team
*Be fanatical about accuracy and have high attention to detail
Candidates must have experience of working in fashion.
If you feel you have the experience and knowledge to succeed in this role then please get in touch with Rachael Shelmerdine at firstname.lastname@example.org 0207 758 4519 at Freedom Recruitment